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Domenico Ghirlandaio

1448 - 1494

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Domenico di Tommaso Curradi di Doffo Bigordi (UK: , US: , Italian: [doˈmeːniko ɡirlanˈdaːjo]; 2 June 1448 – 11 January 1494), professionally known as Domenico Ghirlandaio, also spelled as Ghirlandajo, was an Italian Renaissance painter born in Florence. Ghirlandaio was part of the so-called "third generation" of the Florentine Renaissance, along with Verrocchio, the Pollaiolo brothers and Sandro Botticelli. Ghirlandaio led a large and efficient workshop that included his brothers Davide Ghirlandaio and Benedetto Ghirlandaio, his brother-in-law Bastiano Mainardi from San Gimignano, and later his son Ridolfo Ghirlandaio. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Domenico Ghirlandaio has received more than 470,183 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). Domenico Ghirlandaio is the 64th most popular painter (up from 71st in 2019), the 202nd most popular biography from Italy (up from 210th in 2019) and the 17th most popular Italian Painter.

Domenico Ghirlandaio is most famous for his frescoes in the Tornabuoni Chapel and the Sassetti Chapel in the Church of Santa Trinita.

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Among painters, Domenico Ghirlandaio ranks 64 out of 1,421Before him are Artemisia Gentileschi, Kazimir Malevich, Anthony van Dyck, Giorgione, Jackson Pollock, and Giovanni Bellini. After him are Théodore Géricault, Alfred Sisley, Piero della Francesca, Henri Rousseau, Lucas Cranach the Elder, and Rogier van der Weyden.

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Among people born in 1448, Domenico Ghirlandaio ranks 1After him are Alfonso II of Naples, Philip, Elector Palatine, and Nicholas I, Duke of Lorraine. Among people deceased in 1494, Domenico Ghirlandaio ranks 2Before him is Giovanni Pico della Mirandola. After him are Hans Memling, Ferdinand I of Naples, Gian Galeazzo Sforza, Poliziano, Melozzo da Forlì, Matteo Maria Boiardo, Yuriy Drohobych, Giovanni Santi, Giosafat Barbaro, and Isabella of Scotland, Duchess of Brittany.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Domenico Ghirlandaio ranks 202 out of 4,668Before him are Pope Gregory XIV (1535), Arcangelo Corelli (1653), Saint Cecilia (200), Giovanni Bellini (1430), Pope Eugene IV (1383), and Pope Gregory VIII (1100). After him are Pope Boniface IX (1350), Pope Clement XIII (1693), Vitellius (15), Pertinax (126), Pope Clement IX (1600), and Otho (32).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Domenico Ghirlandaio ranks 17Before him are Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1526), Andrea del Verrocchio (1435), Paolo Veronese (1528), Artemisia Gentileschi (1593), Giorgione (1478), and Giovanni Bellini (1430). After him are Piero della Francesca (1415), Pietro Perugino (1446), Andrea Mantegna (1431), Fra Angelico (1400), Cimabue (1240), and Paolo Uccello (1475).